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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CouchDB 0.11.0 has been released
Date Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:23:13 GMT
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 5:45 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Apache CouchDB 0.11.0 has been released and is available for download:
>
>        http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html
>
> This is the first release of CouchDB without the alpha or beta status
> attached to it.
>
> Changes in this release:
>
>        * Added support for building a Windows installer as part of ‘make dist’.
>        * Added optional ‘raw’ binary collation for faster view builds where
> Unicode collation is not important.
>        * Improved view index build time by reducing ICU collation callouts.
>        * Added option to implicitly create replication target databases.
>        * Improved view information objects.
>        * Bug fix for partial updates during view builds.
>        * Bug fix for building couch.app’s module list.
>        * Fixed a problem with statistics timers and system sleep.
>        * Improved the statistics calculations to use an online moving window
> algorithm.
>        * Adds batching of multiple updating requests, to improve throughput
> with many writers. Removed the now redundant couchbatchsave module.
>        * Bug fix for premature termination of chunked responses.
>        * Improved speed and concurrency of config lookups.
>        * Fixed an edge case for HTTP redirects during replication.
>        * Fixed HTTP timeout handling for replication.
>        * Fixed query parameter handling in OAuth’d replication.
>        * Fixed a bug preventing mixing languages with lists and views.
>        * Avoid OS process leaks in lists.
>        * Avoid leaking file descriptors on automatic replication restarts.
>        * Various improvements to the Futon UI.
>        * Provide Content-MD5 header support for attachments.
>        * Adds configurable compression of attachments.
>        * Added default cookie-authentication and users db.
>        * Added per-db reader access control lists.
>        * Added per-db security object for configuration data in validation functions.
>        * Added URL Rewriter handler.
>        * Added proxy authentication handler.
>        * Added ability to replicate documents by id.
>        * Added virtual host handling.
>        * Uses json2.js for JSON serialization compatiblity with native JSON.
>
> Apache CouchDB is a document-oriented database that can be queried and
> indexed in a MapReduce fashion using JavaScript. CouchDB also offers
> incremental replication with bi-directional conflict detection and
> resolution.
>
> CouchDB provides a RESTful JSON API than can be accessed from any
> environment that allows HTTP requests. There are myriad third-party
> client libraries that make this even easier from your programming
> language of choice. CouchDB’s built in Web administration console
> speaks directly to the database using HTTP requests issued from your
> browser.
>
> CouchDB is written in Erlang, a robust functional programming language
> ideal for building concurrent distributed systems. Erlang allows for a
> flexible design that is easily scalable and readily extensible.
>
> Relax and prosper,
>
> Noah
>

Good timing for a beer in my timezone. Thanks :)

- benoît

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